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Faris Mlaeb
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Cloud Witness option is disabled in Failover Cluster
I had my SQL Server Cluster AG up and running and using the local File Witness Sharing, but later on I decided to move witness to the Azure cloud as I need to expand my cluster to a DR Site. When I try to change the cluster quorum setting to I got this Ther...
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Powershell: Test RPC Connection and the RPC higher ports
I had an issue in troubleshooting the RPC connection between two networks. Services that use RPC will connect to the destination server on port 135 and obtain the list of higher random RPC ports. The script will connect if used with no parameter to localhos...
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Get All Windows Services account that are configured to use a domain account in the trusted network
Hi This small script will get all the services that are configured with a RunAs account The service will be using several possible accounts like LocalSystem , Network Services.. and also a domain account. The common thing is the service that will be using a...
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Microsoft Direct Access Failed After Migration, V2V,P2V or changing nic adapter
To make long story short. This happense because the Network Adapter (NIC) GUID in the GPO is not exist in the server. Backup the DirectAccess Server GPO. Edit the registry.pol (using 3rd party software) Import it again to the server. Enjoy your weekend Full...
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A File I/O error occurred while accessing ". VMWare Converter
I like VMWare converter as it save a lot of time when it come to P2V or V2V. Recently I faced a strange error   I checked that I ran the application as Administrator and have full permission on the machine and on the vCenter. To make long story short. It wa...
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Enter Maintenance Move For ESXi Standard using PowerCLI
I dont know why ESXi Standard Edition had some dummy limitation. Like when i wana place a server in maintenance mode, I have to manually move all the VM to another server and then it can go to maintenance mode. its really something silly, as its a very basi...
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VMWare PowerCLI - Connecting to Esxi Server and get ESXi hosts Part 2
In part 1 Getting command and remote connection , I write about how to import PowerCLI modules to be able to execute commands. Now I will write about how to connect, and where. Depend on the requirement, you may want to connect to ESXi host or vCenter in or...
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VMWare PowerCLI - Getting command and remote connection Part 1
Recently we purchase VMware ESXi 6.0 Standard Edition, we did not go for Enterprise Plus edition which have the DRS and other nice feature due to budgets issue. In my environment we have 16 ESXi host configured as 3 cluster - Production - DMZ - MGMT After i...
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You need to type your username and password when browsing website directly from the IIS Server, but from another client computer it work normally
You are in your office, you login to Windows Server that host IIS, and browse a hosted website which is Windows Authentication Enabled using the configured host header "Lets say the website Host Header is CompanyProtal". You are prompted to type your userna...
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Read and Export Folder ACL using Powershell
Good day I have a small old file server with 2 TB of users data and I dont which users have which permission on the folder structure. There are some tools but most of them are paid, but even in some paid tools I wont be able to do some filtering like exclud...
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